Wycombe Women's Aid Limited

Wycombe Women's Aid Limited

Charity information

Wycombe Women's Aid Limited

Wycombe Women's Aid supports women, children and young people who are experiencing domestic violence and who are dealing with its effects and consequences. Wycombe Women's Aid offers safe accommodation as well as practical and emotional support within the refuge and through outreach in the local community. Wycombe Women's Aid provides the following services: helpline, refuge, youth service, counselling service, outreach and IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy).

Founded 1988

  • Mission statement

    Wycombe Women’s Aid provides support to women and children experiencing the effects of domestic violence by offering safe, temporary and emergency accommodation as well as practical and emotional support within the refuge and through outreach in the local community. This is achieved using an equal opportunities approach incorporated in a women centred philosophy. Wycombe Women’s Aid works from a feminist perspective and is committed to the principles of self-help and mutual support. We support women to make their own choices and decisions about how they want to live their lives. Our services are based on 6 principles:
    To believe women and children’s experiences of abuse
    To prioritise women and children’s safety
    To support empowerment and self help
    To care for the emotional, educational and developmental needs of children affected by abuse
    To challenge discrimination and promote equal opportunities
    To provide women for women services
    Women and children seeking to access Wycombe Women’s Aid services will be treated equally regardless of their race, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, religion or cultural beliefs.
    Wycombe Women’s Aid is a gender-specific service, supporting all women survivors of domestic violence.
    Wycombe Women’s Aid is committed to promoting equality and diversity within the services we deliver to survivors of domestic violence. This includes making our refuge, outreach and IDVA services inclusive. We recognise that lesbian, bisexual and trans*

  • Aims

    Wycombe Women's Aid Limited aims to:

    • To believe women and children’s experiences of abuse
    • To prioritise women and children’s safety
    • To support empowerment and self help
    • To care for the emotional, educational and developmental needs of children and young people affected by abuse
    • To challenge discrimination and promote equal opportunities and to provide women for women services
  • Overview

    Established: April 1988

    Registered Charity Number: 299946

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 9

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 1

    Phone number: 01494 461367

    Address: PO Box 1477, High Wycombe HP11 9HP

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